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RATINGS: 505   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Fermented with wild yeasts and aged in cabernet barrels with blackberries, Juliet is a tart, fruity, complex ale. Notes of wood, tannin, dark fruit and spice make Juliet an ideal beer to suggest to Pinot Noir enthusiasts and beer drinkers who are fond of Belgian sour ales.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 25, 2009
Thanks to Chicagobeeriot for the bottle! Batch 2 bottle... Bit of a gusher. Pour is slightly purple with a giant fizzy white head. Definitely over carbonated. Tart leathery aroma. Thin to medium bodied. Blackberries, oak tannins, and light spice. Tart and refreshing, far from sour. Clean dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Davinci (295) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2009
Batch 2 bomber. Opened it a little too warm so i got a bit of gushing. These should definately be opened well chilled. Never the less, the pour is a nice one. A cloudy blood orange hued beer with a delicate frothy pinkish white head. Lacing is fair. Sedement evident in the last pour. Aroma is mild funk, lactic, sour creme and berries, mild wood and vinegar. Nice tart flavor upfront, heavy berry skins with tanic component. Quite tart, yet not over whelming, berry flavors return, lingering pleasantly. Slightly creamy body with dry, mildly tanic, woody finish. Berry flavor continues well into finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SoLan (1550) - Florida, USA - OCT 18, 2009
Courtesy pantanap. Blush/amber, white carbonation. Great sour brew. Wine and barrel notes, fruit, tartness, earth, funk. Bone dry. Medium body, balanced. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cmillward (497) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 17, 2009
Bottle shared kindly by fishingnet. Pours a rosy peach color with a little lacing and a fizzy head. Tart, dry fruitiness, peaches, berry and light spiciness. Finishes dry and light. Very refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
chicagodri (1683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 11, 2009
Bottle which I purchased from Goose Island Cly ($30) so I could quit looking for it in the stores. Pours light cloudy pink with a pink head. Aroma of blackberries, strawberry, light wood, and the wild yeast, slightly sour. The flavor is tart and finishes dry. I wish it was a little more sour, but still a fine beer. I just wish I hadn’t spent the $30 on it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beernbourbon (1547) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - OCT 8, 2009
Batch 2 bottle. Pour is slightly cloudy with a purple hue and a large very effervescent light pink head. Lots and lots of bubbles with a few floaties. Aroma is strawberry, cranberry, blackberry, champagne, light wood, tannins, and wine. Really enticing and light aroma. Flavor is intensely effervescent and very true to nose. It really tastes like it smells with a dry finish. Love the berry and wine flavors. Not too much sour detectable, just very well balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (3708) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - OCT 8, 2009
Another GI offering that I forgot to review, but initially enjoyed at it’s inception when blended with marionberries, and brought to a pairing dinner in early 08 by Greg Hall in unlabelled bottles. Current, batch #2 bottles were brought to a GI tasting at Lunar Brewing Co., and poured to "on the rocks" cocktail glasses for sampling. The color was hazy, with just a touch of brown to the red tone, and a modest white foam that diminished to a ring and light, non lasting lace. The aroma was initial bready, earthy hints of yeast, with fruit, spice, caskwood and dryness following. The flavor was tart fruit and lively carbonation, which contributed nicely to the dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (3094) - Bellmore, New York, USA - SEP 6, 2009
Bottle shared at Wild the Wild Beers Are 2009. Aroma is tart fruit, only slightly sour. The appearance is red, hazy, white head. The flavor is tart fruit, bread. The finish is again tart fruit, but is slightly sweeter than expected. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kevin (2192) - New Mexico, USA - SEP 3, 2009
hazed light red with minimal head. tart scent with some strawberry skin notes. really tart sour flavor that is really good. berry flavors work well with the sour acidity. barrel/wood is there, but laying dormant. everything works well for me in this slightly jaw tightening good beer. 3 8 8 5 17

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - AUG 16, 2009
2009 Bottle sampled at Noogfest High 5 thanks to unclejedi. Poured amber with a thin off-white head. Aroma of tart fruits. More tart fruits in the flavor with a backing of light malts and a hint of spice. Medium body.

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